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Founded in 2002, Grumpys Tackle has fast become a leader in the full service tackle industry. From our custom rod building and reel service departments to our expert fishing info and advice we've got you covered.

We carry a full line of the latest rods, reels, and accessories to accommodate everyone from the novice to the most seasoned angler. So whether it be a relaxing afternoon crabbing on the beautiful Barnegat Bay or pursuing your favorite game fish by boat or the surf at Island Beach State Park let Grumpys serve all your fishing needs.

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Recent Fishing Reports

7/15 Monday

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Lots of activity around all weekend. The kingfish and small blues were the game in town. Fluke were reported each morning on Gulp. Keeper ratio isn’t good yet. We also had some sharks and rays reported during the evening. The surf was beautiful all weekend. Clean and warm. The shark life …


7/12 Friday–Lots of Kingfish!

We had tons of Kingfish reported off the surf Thursday. Pretty much all over. Small pieces of Fishbites, Clams, or squid is all you need but the Fishbites were working the best. Don’t have to cast far for them either! The anglers holding the rods are doing the best. It’s a very small bite so …


Blues/Sharks and better crabbing!

Very busy weekend at the shop but not a lot of fishing report info coming in. We did hear of a lot of cocktail blues off the surf and the crabbing in the bay is finally picking up. Snapper Blues should start showing in the bay. We did talk to some sharkers Saturday night that …